Definition of Anglo-Latin in English:



mass noun
  • The form of Latin used in medieval England.


  • Relating to Anglo-Latin.

    • ‘At Canterbury a bilingual (Latin and English) version of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle was composed c.1100, presumably to help those whose reading knowledge of English was now uncertain - a sign of a new Anglo-Latin cultural synthesis.’
    • ‘The publication of his extensive Poemata et Inscriptiones (Poems and Inscriptions) of 1847 may be said to bring the Anglo-Latin tradition to a close.’
    • ‘His largest work, De virginitate, dedicated to the nuns at Barking, is a twofold treatise in prose and verse, which became a stylistic model for subsequent Anglo-Latin works.’